MINSK, 22 September (BelTA) – Foreign military diplomats, who are accredited with the Belarusian Defense Ministry, observed one of the episodes of the second stage of the Belarusian-Russian tactical army exercise Slavyanskoye Bratstvo 2020 [Slavonic Brotherhood], the Defense Ministry told BelTA.
In the Brestsky exercise area the foreign diplomats were briefed in detail about the joint exercise, which is taking place in Belarus on 22-25 September. The diplomats had an opportunity to observe army units, which were air dropped in order to capture and defend a foothold for the sake of enabling a counteroffensive meant to restore the initial position. Aerial support actions could also be observed.
On 21 September Belarus sent information about the exercise to the OSCE member states although the country did not have to. The information was provided as a gesture of good will for the sake of enabling the transparency of military activities in the Republic of Belarus.